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Gardening and horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

2015 Central Region Perennial Plant Association Symposium: Ready! Set! Garden!-Sold Out

The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Ready! Set! Garden!’ Some of the best writers and creative plantsmen in the business will be here, and you’re invited to listen, learn, and ask questions at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 28, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

America's Romance with the English Garden

Discover the elements that made the English garden style so popular in America with Thomas Mickey, the author of America’s Romance with the English Garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 pm

Plan Your Landscape III: Selecting Plants for Your Plan-Schedule Changed

Learn planting design and gain confidence in your ability to put trees, shrubs, and perennials together into an attractive composition at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 18-May 9, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Superstar Native Shrubs-Sold Out

Discover tough and attractive native shrubs that will make your garden pop at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, February 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m

Arboretum Uncorked: Winter

Enjoy the beauty of winter as you spend the afternoon indulging in your passion. Whether painting, photography or floral arranging you'll cure your cabin fever while indulging your creative muse. Sunday, February 22, 2:00-4:30 p.m.

Winter Twigs, Buds, and Bark-Sold Out

Examine the forms and branching patterns of 18 Illinois trees, stroll around the Arboretum to identify the twigs, bark, and buds of these majestic wonders. Saturday, January 17, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Leafing Through the Pages Member Book Discussion

On the second Thursday of every month, Morton Arboretum members enjoy a morning of community, connectivity, and spirited book discussion.

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